Monday, November 15, 2010

U.S Defense The Humvee M1151A1w/b1 HMMWV

Humvee M1151A1W/B1 HMMWV


The M1151 is an Expanded Capacity Armament Carrier IAP/Armor Ready HMMWV. Designed as an armament carrier, the M1151 provides for the mounting and firing of various weapons systems which are ring-mounted with a 360 degree arc of fire.

It also offers an optional Gunners Protection Kit and Manual Traversing Unit. HMMWV is the world-standard family of light, tactical vehicles. It is a lightweight, high-performance, independent four-wheel
drive, versatile and adaptable platform that currently supports more than 100 different systems.


As an Expanded Capacity Vehicle, the M1151 is specifically designed for use over all types of roads, as well as cross-country terrain, and in all weather conditions without sacrificing mobility, dependability or performance. The M1151 payload varies by armor configuration and fragmentation kit, ranging from 3,340 to 5,100 lb. The M1151 is air transportable and droppable, and can be sling-loaded by helicopter.


The M1152 provides superior protection for crew, weapons components, and ammunition. The armor is available in two kits: The “A” kit, which can be factory installed, and optional “B” kit, which when combined, provide gapless mine and ballistic protection. The additional armor and fragmentation kits are field installable and removable to provide flexibility for missions that do not require heavy protection. The vehicles are equipped with an A/C system to provide greater crew comfort.

 M1151A1 includes standard:
Underbody armor
Rocker armor
Lower windscreen deflector armor
Energy absorbing seats

M1151A1 w/B1: Plant or Field Installable B1 Kit includes:
Perimeter armor
Overhead armor
Rear ballistic bulkhead

Optional Frag Kits:
Frag 1: Side and door perimeter protection
Frag 2: Front cowl, and wheel well protection
Frag 5: Door and SMCL (Single Movement Combat Lock)


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